Requests for new languages/Wikipedia Old Church Slavonic

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Old Church Slavonic Wikipedia[edit]

submitted verification final decision
This proposal has been approved.
The Board of Trustees and language committee have deemed that there is sufficient grounds and community to create the new language project.

The closing committee member provided the following comment:

The requested project was created at cu: at an indeterminate date. Note that this request was approved before the implementation of the standardised Language proposal policy, and should not be used as a model for future requests. Shanel 03:54, 7 January 2007 (UTC)Reply[reply]
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  • Notes/comments:
    • listed in en:ISO 639-1
    • An en:extinct language.
    • Saint Cyril and Saint Methodius wrote some books in this language.
    • ISO 639 code "cu" contain also en:Church Slavonic language, a en:liturgical language.
    • Script issues, Cyrillic vs Glagolitic
      • Why an issues, the two script (and the two language) would be allowed, isn't it ? (9 feb 2005)
      • If you disallow more than one script, subomains would be cu-Glag, cu-Cyrs, cu-Cyrl. (16 Mar 2005)
      • This Wikipedia should be Cyrillic, I think. (16 July 2005)
      • We can have each article written twice: in Glagolitic and Cyrillic script (e.g. in Gothic Wikipedia there are pages written using Gothic alphabet and their Latin transliterations), with redirects of these 2 variants to each other... But it would be perfect to do as the Chinese Wikipedians did: they have options allowing to display both traditional and simplified hieroglyphs. -- Alexander Gerashchenko 08:27, 1 February 2006 (UTC)Reply[reply]